Swords of Chivalry: Historical Sword Fighting - Team Touche'
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Swords of Chivalry: Historical Sword Fighting

Congratulations to the Swords of Chivalry Program on their selection to the Chivalric Fighting Arts Association (CFAA)! The join only 16 other schools worldwide with this distinction. Read more about their accomplishment here.

Step back in time and learn the medieval “art of defense” (the precursor of modern sport fencing) with Team Touche’s Swords Of Chivalry program, led by San Diego’s own Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) expert and medieval history guru, Scott Farrell. The Swords Of Chivalry HEMA program is San Diego’s largest and most active historical sword-fighting group, and is hosted twice weekly by Team Touche.

  • Youth/teen (age 10 and up) classes are held every Friday night from 5 to 6:30.
  • Adult classes are held Sundays from 10:30 am to noon.
  • New adult student class time on Sundays from 1:00 – 2:30PM

New students start with our eight-week Core Concepts lesson cycle, which begins regularly. Contact us to find out the date of the next introductory lesson – reserve your spot here. Your introductory session is free with the purchase of a 4x or 8x class punch card, or can be purchased as a single class at the standard floor fee rate. For additional information, please visit www.chivalrytoday.com/newstudents

About Swords Of Chivalry: HEMA is a rapidly growing field of interest for medieval history buffs, LARP’ers, stage combat performers, and martial arts enthusiasts. Swords Of Chivalry classes focus on the techniques of the medieval German longsword in a supportive, trust-building atmosphere that emphasizes a friendly, cooperative approach to learning this historical art. Whether you want to master this challenging combative system, or just want to have fun and meet some new friends, Swords Of Chivalry is a great way to “unlock your inner knight in shining armor.”
Swords Of Chivalry is a member of the HEMA Alliance.
New students should bring:
  • Comfortable clothing appropriate for athletic activity;
  • Non-marking gym/athletic shoes (no flip-flops, please).
For more information and registration, check the Swords Of Chivalry page at the Chivalry Today website.

Program Options

Options Time Cost
Swords of Chivalry: Historical Sword Fighting

Advance Longsword

Intermediate Longsword

Beginner Longsword

1:00 – 2:00PM

2:30 – 3:30 PM

2:30 – 3:30 PM 
$95 for 4 sessions or $180 for 8 sessions
The tuition of students not starting at the beginning of the month will be prorated for that month. Billing occurs on the first day of each month. Team Touché Fencing will pass on any fees incurred for insufficient funds transactions and may charge you a late fee of $25 if payment is late for any reason. You may cancel service fees with 30 days notice by emailing cancel@teamtouche.com. Notification in advance of the first of the month is required to avoid monthly fees.